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Happy Birthday Gordon!


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JillC RN for over 40 years, MS degree in Respiratory Nursing, Worked surgical open-heart ICU for 18 years in Chicago.. After years of symptoms finally diagnosed with HOCM in 2006. I retired from nursing 2012 due to HCM and had septal myectomy at Local hospital 2013, Redo myectomy Mayo Clinic 2014. Now doing well. Find out more about JillC
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  • Happy Birthday Gordon!

    I know you are having a wild time spending your birthday in Cleveland.
    Hope all checks out well... Take some time for a piece of cake and a glass of wine.... Or your beverage of choice...LOL
    Happy Birthday
    After years of symptoms:
    Officially Diagnosed HOCM 2006
    Myectomy 3/11/13 at non-COE
    Extended Myectomy 7/23/14
    At Mayo with Dr. Joseph Dearani

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    Re: Happy Birthday Gordon!

    Gordon, Happiest B-day EVER!
    Diagnosed @ 48
    Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
    Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
    AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
    After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
    Quietly going insane . . .


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      Re: Happy Birthday Gordon!

      Gordon - enjoy - another year older, another year wiser - Have a great one.

      Again - thanks for all you do for the HCMA!!!



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        Re: Happy Birthday Gordon!

        Happy Birthday!!
        Hope the check up goes well.
        Angus Campbell
        Golden Isles Region, Southeast Georgia, USA

        Dx'd HOCM at St Luke's Roosevelt, New York City, 2005
        Myectomy Jan 9th 2014 at Cleveland Clinic
        Drs Lever and Smedira


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          Re: Happy Birthday Gordon!

          Happy Birthday and its CDN Thanksgiving so if u crave maple syrup u know why.
          Have a good one


          • #6
            Re: Happy Birthday Gordon!

            Happy Birthday Gordon!
            Daughter of Father with HCM
            Diagnosed with HCM 1999.
            Full term pregnancy - Son born 11/01
            ICD implanted 2/03; generator replaced 2/2005 and 2/2012
            Myectomy 8/11/06 - Joe Dearani - Mayo Clinic.


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              Re: Happy Birthday Gordon!

              Thanks, all!

              Birthday at the Cleveland Clinic isn't something I'd recommend, but they tell me my heart's still beating, so life is good!

              Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.


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                Re: Happy Birthday Gordon!

                Happy Belated Birthday, Gordon. Hope your visit to Cleveland was a smashing success !!
                Onward and Upward !

                Diagnosed 4/07 HCM with fixed & dynamic obstruction
                Myectomy with resected cordonae tendonae 4/08 CCF
                ICD 10/08